2017 USYF National Championship to Be Held Feb 17-20
New Century Fieldhouse and Roeland Park Sport Dome
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2017 U.S. Youth Futsal National Championship to Be Held February 17-20, 2017
At New Century Fieldhouse in New Century, KS and Roeland Park Sport Dome in Roeland Park, KS
OVERLAND PARK, KS. (Feb. 7, 2017) – United States Youth Futsal will be hosting the 12th annual U.S. Youth Futsal National Championships from February 17-20, 2017. Venues include the New Century Fieldhouse and the Roeland Park Sport Dome.
In December and January, 685 teams competed across 8 regional championships in order to qualify for the National Tournament.
The tournament will showcase 148 highly competitive teams, making it the largest and most diverse national event in America affiliated with US soccer, representing 19 states from California to New Hampshire, in addition to Canada.
The U.S. Youth Futsal National Championships will feature both boys and girls U9-U19 who will battle for the National Titles in their respective division.
The tournament will be officiated by four US Soccer Futsal Certified Referees including state- badge officials. They will be overseen by FIFA Futsal Instructor Ed Marco. Ed is also the U.S. Youth Futsal Referee Coordinator and Trainer. Also present will be FIFA Futsal Referees Shane Butler, Lance VanHaitsma and Sergio Cabrera.
Play will kick off on Friday from 5 p.m. -10 p.m., and continue on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m.-11 p.m. The tournament will conclude Monday starting at 8 a.m. and end at 2 p.m.
Daily admission will be charged for spectators at the door for Saturday and Sunday games.
United States Youth Futsal is the largest U.S. Soccer affiliated futsal organization in the country. Launched in 2004, U.S. Youth Futsal oversees more than 100 local leagues and hosts eight Regional Championships and one National Championship as well as the Futsal I.D. program, the U.S. Youth Futsal National Teams and the Leadership Summit.